Muriau Bychan (Lot 2)
    Guide Price £175,000
    Muriau Bychan Lot 2

    By Private Treaty

    Approximately 70 Acres of grazing land being of varying quality and abutting a local authority maintained lane, in addition to the apportionment of the associated Grazing Rights equating to the right to graze 129 head of Sheep on a neighbouring Common. The land also includes a traditional Field Barn.

    Guide Price: £175,000.00


    The subject lands lie in-between the 200 and 240 metre contours and whilst evidently low-lying a proportion thereof gently undulates from the valley floor. The offering is classified as being within the Grade 5 specification of the Agricultural Lands Classification 1988 and the lower-lying section has been designated as forming part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

    The land is suitable for a traditional system of hill farming which has been customary within the region since the age of the earliest settlements. Nevertheless, we envisage that other sustainable uses, such as the recent ‘Glamping’ concept may well be an option that could compliment the current prescribed use, notwithstanding that such a proposal would naturally depend upon the grant of the requisite statutory consents.


    Common Land

    The Grazing Rights allocated to each Lot of the lands formerly known collectively as Muriau Bychan shall pass with the respective Freehold Titles. The Rights pertaining to the Holding herein referred to as Muriau Bychan shall be apportioned in accordance with the gross area of each parcel of Freehold Lands conveyed.

    Please liaise with the Agents to obtain further information in this regard.

    Subsidised Income

    The Instructing Party has annually maintained an adequate number of Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements to activate a Basic Payment Scheme Claim upon the subject land, in addition to the Common Land, for the duration of the said Scheme. Please note that the said Entitlements may be made available to purchase or lease by separate negotiation via the Agent.
    For the avoidance of doubt we hereby confirm, to the best of our knowledge, that the Clients have not incorporated the subject land within any of Rural Payments Wales’ Agri-environment Schemes at the point of writing, and furthermore have not declared an Expression of Interest to participate in any future scheme.

    It has nevertheless been drawn to our attention that a programme of subsidised Capital Works has been agreed between the Snowdonia National Park and the Clients. The contract presently relates to works upon Lots 1,2 3 and 4 of the land currently referred to collectively as Muriau Bychan. The Eden Sustainable Management Scheme is administered by the Snowdonia National Park. A detailed inventory of proposed Capital Works can be obtained from the agents or otherwise from the Project Manager, Mr Gethin Davies, acting for and on behalf of the Snowdonia National Park.


    The Flock has been dispersed and no Sheep shall be made available as an Ingoing. Incomers to the area are advised to make enquiries with the local Livestock Markets of Dolgellau and Bryncir respectively who annually conduct autumnal sale fixtures for genuine Draft Ewes procured from the uplands of North West Wales and are thus fully acclimatised with the challenging terrains.

    Easements, Wayleaves, Designations and any other such Rights

    The Property shall be sold subject to all legal and equitable Easements, voluntary and statutory Wayleaves, Designations and any other such Rights whether referred to in these Particulars or not.

    The extent of the subject Property is outlined on the Plan, intended for identification purposes only, which is herewith appended. The Property shall be subject to an Easement for unrestricted access and egress to and from the local authority maintained lane over an unmetalled trackway leading to and from the Property concurrently marketed as Lot 1. The extent of the area made subject to the proposed Easement is highlighted with a green infill on the said Plan for ease of reference. Further Easements shall be granted over the land herein described being the subject of these Particulars in relation to Electricity and Drainage Services for the benefit of Lot 1. The said Property shall benefit from an Easement over the adjoining parcel of land displayed with a blue infill for such purposes.

    An Easement shall be granted for the Owners and Occupiers of this particular Lot to pass and repass through the section of land forming part of Lot 1 highlighted in blue, for all purposes, with or without animals, by vehicle or on foot, in connection with any lawful use of the subject land. The owners of the aforesaid servient tenement, Lot 1, shall bear all maintenance costs pertaining to any such use.

    Restrictive Covenant

    It is hereby stipulated that the proposed Conveyance shall incorporate a Restrictive Covenant whereby the Transferees and their Successors in Title, jointly and severally, covenant that any conversions shall be named appropriately in an attempt to preserve the area’s cultural and linguistic heritage.

    Further Caveats

    It is further stipulated that the onus of maintenance and replacement of the internal perimeter boundaries enveloping the land described as Lot 1 shall be the sole responsibility of the legal owners of the adjoining Property, hereinbefore referred to as Lot 1.

    No Overage Provisions shall be caveated within the proposed Conveyance in respect of the refurbishment and conversion of the Field Barn for residential, commercial or any other alternative uses. It is also confirmed that no such clauses shall apply in relation to the grant of any statutory consents for material changes of use of the land forming part of the Property which would be contrary to the present prescribed use.

    Value Added Tax

    Insofar as we are aware, the present Owners have not opted to tax the land in accordance with the Value Added Tax Scheme.


    Interested parties may inspect the lands unaccompanied by the Agent at any particular time during daylight hours whilst in possession of these Particulars of Sale.

    Particulars prepared by Iwan Ll. Foulkes, Partner, Walter Lloyd Jones. [RICS Registered Valuer]
    Reference: CS0013
    Branch: Dolgellau
    Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.

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